Tag Archive: freedom

Amos Yee Granted US Asylum

CHICAGO — A US immigration judge in Chicago on Friday (March 24, US time) granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Republic. Amos Yee, 18, who had been jailed twice in…
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Singapore Ambassador: No Country Grants Absolute Right To Free Speech

Ms Foo Chi Hsia, Singapore’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, has responded to a recent article in The Economist alleging a lack of free speech in Singapore, saying no country gives an absolute right to free speech. Society pays…
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Global Survey: Most Will Trade Freedom For Security

Most people think that violent terrorism is a major challenge facing their societies and they support tough measures to counter the problem at the expense of some civil liberties, according to a global survey on public perceptions towards violent terrorism…
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